2018 Croatian Festival – This Saturday, Aug. 18

After 4 p.m. Mass – Come early, stay late!


Those who attend the 4 p.m. Mass will get the best parking!! Other parking is available along the side streets. NEW this year: Our friends at the University of Kansas Health Systems Sarma.jpgwill allow parking at the Strawberry Hill Campus – at 4th and Armstrong (the previous EPA Building). Please be considerate of our neighbors!

Bring cash!

Please stop at the ATM ahead of time for cash. Sorry, but we are not yet equipped for your credit cards!! Use real money to buy food and beverages, play at the booths or purchase items.

Food and drink

In the Auditorium

  • Sarma (Cabbage rolls) dinner with sides, dessert and beverage – $15
  • Sausage sandwich with sides, dessert and beverage – $10
  • Desserts – $1, if purchased without a meal
Note: To help alleviate the long lines, we will sell tickets with a time slot. Instead of waiting in line, you can visit the booths and return at your ticket time! 

In front of St. John’s Catholic Club

  • Hamburgers
  • Hot dogs
  • Icy beverages

By Church’s Front Steps on 4th Street

  • Croatian stew (Ćibanac) – $6 bowl
  • Croatian crepes (Palacinke)


  • Near the church’s front steps on 4th Street
  • Right inside the entrance on Barnett
  • In the auditorium


  • Apple strudel
  • Povitica (nut bread)
  • Salami
  • Surprise packages
  • Poker
  • Raffles – Strawberry Hill Basket Raffle and KU Basketball Raffle
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Kids’ Area

Inside the fenced area by St. John’s Catholic Club

  • Fish Pond
  • Surprise Packages
  • Bowling
  • Candy and Stuffed Animals
  • Soda Booth
  • Face and Hair Painting
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Baby Bottles
  • Costume Jewelry Sale

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Hrvatski Obicaj will perform Croatian music on the festival grounds as the festival kicks off.

Kolograd will play dance music at the dance which begins at 9 p.m. Admission is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase.


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